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Bruins sitting in eighth in Eastern Conference

Sunday, March 29, 2015

BATTLE IN THE EAST A look at the Eastern Conference standings – the top eight teams make the playoffs – with records, points and games remaining: *Montreal 47-21-8 102 6 *N.Y. Rangers 47-21-7 101 7 Tampa Bay 46-23-7 99 6 N.Y. Islanders 45-27-5 95 5 Pittsburgh 42-23-11 95 6 Detroit 40-23-12 92 7 Washington 41-25-10 92 6 Boston 38-25-13 89 6 On the outside Ottawa 37-26-12 86 7 Florida 35-26-15 85 6 * - clinched playoff spot …

Pastrnak scores game-winner in OT as Bruins edge Hurricanes, 2-1

Sunday, March 29, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. – A couple of rookies came up big for the Boston Bruins yesterday. David Pastrnak had a goal and an assist, scoring the winner on a nice centering pass from Carl Soderberg at 4:23 of overtime, and the Bruins earned a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes. The victory put the …

Bruins find their swagger, notch 4-2 win over first-place Rangers

Sunday, March 29, 2015

BOSTON – If the Boston Bruins want an example of what’s needed in the final few games to make the playoffs, they can simply watch a replay of the first period against the New York Rangers. Milan Lucic scored twice in the first 10 minutes, Carl Soderberg also scored in the first period, …

Getzlaf scores in OT as Ducks rally past Bruins, 3-2

Friday, March 27, 2015

BOSTON – The Anaheim Ducks took advantage of the struggling Bruins and kept control of first place in the Western Conference. Ryan Getzlaf scored 3:09 into overtime to lift Anaheim to a 3-2 victory over Boston last night. …

Bruins’ playoff hopes slipping away

Sunday, March 22, 2015

A look at the Bruins’ last five games, and their points lead for a playoff berth. 3/15 Capitals 2, Bruins 0 5 points 3/17 Sabres 2, Bruins 1, SO 4 points 3/19 Senators 6, Bruins 4 2 points 3/21 Panthers 2, Bruins 1, SO 1 point 3/22 Lightning 5, Bruins 3 1 point …

Lightning score quickly after Stamkos fight, beat Bruins, 5-3

Sunday, March 22, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. – Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos had a rare fight on the ice – and it hurt Boston’s playoff hopes. J.T. Brown and Anton Stralman scored 15 seconds apart soon after Stamkos got into a fight, …

Pirri leads Panthers past Bruins, 2-1, in shootout

Sunday, March 22, 2015

SUNRISE, Fla. – Brandon Pirri scored the winning shootout goal to lead the Florida Panthers over the Boston Bruins, 2-1, last night. Pirri beat Tuukka Rask five-hole in the second round of the shootout. Roberto Luongo turned aside …

Monarchs pull away to beat Bruins, 5-2, in Providence

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Zach O’Brien’s go-ahead goal in the second period proved to be the game-winner as the visiting Manchester Monarchs beat the Providence Bruins, 5-2, last night. J.F. Berube made 21 saves on 23 shots to earn his AHL-leading 30th win of the season. He became the first Manchester goalie …

Ryan’s third-period goal lifts Senators over Bruins, 6-4

Friday, March 20, 2015

OTTAWA, Ontario – Bobby Ryan’s third-period goal snapped a tie and lifted the Ottawa Senators to a 6-4 victory over the Boston Bruins in a back-and-forth game last night. The surging Senators moved within two points of the …

Lindback, Sabres beat Bruins, 2-1, in shootout

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

BOSTON – Despite his second shootout in two nights, Buffalo goalie Anders Lindback found a way to top the Bruins. Lindback made seven of his 44 saves in overtime, then shut out Boston for three rounds of the …

Holtby makes 32 saves, Capitals slow surging Bruins, 2-0

Monday, March 16, 2015

WASHINGTON – Braden Holtby made 32 saves for his eighth shutout of the season, Nicklas Backstrom became Washington’s career assists leader, and the Capitals cooled the surging Boston Bruins with a 2-0 victory last night. Holtby rebounded from …

Bruins, Rask blank Crosby-less Penguins in Pittsburgh, 2-0

Sunday, March 15, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Being oblivious probably wasn’t the worst thing for Tuukka Rask. It took the Boston goalie a while to notice that the opposing Pittsburgh Penguins were playing without Sidney Crosby. “I didn’t know Crosby wasn’t playing until …

Bergeron, Marchand lift Bruins to shootout win over Lightning

Friday, March 13, 2015

BOSTON – Patrice Bergeron and Brad Marchand scored shootout goals to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning last night. Boston beat Tampa Bay for the 10th straight time, the longest active …

Spooner’s two goals lead Boston to 3-1 win over Ottawa

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

OTTAWA, Ontario – Ryan Spooner scored his second and third goals of the season and Tuukka Rask celebrated his birthday by stopping 39 shots to help lead the surging Boston Bruins to a 3-1 win over the Ottawa …

Paille’s 2 goals lift Bruins past Red Wings, 5-3

Monday, March 9, 2015

BOSTON – Boston Coach Claude Julien believes his team showed what it can do when it’s pushed into a tough spot. That added desire helped them come through a two-day test with consecutive victories. Daniel Paille scored twice, …